Welcome Weekend 2022


Welcome Week is all about making connections with the people and programs that make the Mont Alto campus a community. You’ll learn more about getting involved with student clubs and organizations, our campus history and traditions, and community service and volunteer opportunities.

If you have questions about Welcome Week, please contact Mont Alto Student Affairs.

We're excited that you have decided to attend Penn State Mont Alto! Welcome Weekend 2022 is Friday, August 19 through Sunday, August 21.

Please note that all new students are required to attend New Student Welcome and Founder’s Convocation on Friday, August 19.

Friday, August 19
8 a.m. to noon:                    First-year residence hall check-in, Mont Alto Hall  
10 a.m. to noon:                 Commuter Student Welcome, General Studies Building, Auditorium 105
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.:  Lunch, tent on the Quad
1 to 1:30 p.m.:                     Welcome and Founder’s Convocation, MAC Gym, Right Side 
1:45 to 2:45 p.m.:               Keynote Speaker Paul Wesselmann- The Ripples Guy, MAC Gym, Right Side
3 p.m.:                                  College advising meetings, various locations 
4 p.m.:                                  Check in with Student Leaders, various locations
4:30 p.m.:                            Your spaces and places on campus tour for Commuting Students, Depart from WSC
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.                Mont Alto Hall community meetings 
Dinner:                                 All students welcome, The Mill  
6:30 p.m.:                             comedy show, General Studies Building, Auditorium 105
8 p.m.:                                  Residential Hall programming, Mont Alto Hall  

Saturday, August 20
Time TBD                             Early Hershey Park bus trip departure
11:30 a.m.:                           Brunch Bingo, The Mill 
Time TBD                              Final Hershey Park bus trip departure
Time TBD                              Alternative campus programming 

Sunday, August 21
1 p.m.:                                   Walmart/Target van trips, Depart Mont Alto Hall 
Time TBD                              Activities sponsored by Athletics 
3 p.m.:                                   Walk your schedule: Your spaces and places tour for residential students, various activities at WSC 
5 to 7 p.m.:                           Tunes in the Tent, tent on the Quad: Enjoy music played by your very own Student Leaders!
                                               Are you a musician or singer? Bring your instrument and talent and participate!

Student-athletes and new students enrolled in academic programs such as Jump Start for First Gen may be required to attend additional meetings, activities, and practices not included in this schedule.